Over 3,000 pages and more than 20,000 facts, features and (occasional) fallacies reported in Cambridgeshire Newspapers between 1897 and 1990. A record of life and times in Cambridge and its region that is not recorded elsewhere. This is the master file from which all the other 'Scrapbooks' are taken.
February 24, 2020 Subject:
Fabulous Resource for writers and researchers
What an amazing gift this scrapbook is for anyone wanting to write, or learn, about Cambridge and Cambridgeshire during a period of immense social and cultural change! Full of fascinating details and stories, Mike Petty's scrapbook is both a labour of love and an example of selfless public service at its best .
August 30, 2017 Subject:
a fantastic resource
"What a fantastic resource ...There are some absolute gems from 1978. I have enjoyed including the LSD factory, gang of thieves likely to come up from East End when the M11 opens etc". - BBC Radio Cambridgeshire